Luton Heritage Forum

8 & 10 George Street West

Address : 8 & 10 George Street West, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0903221082

Site Status : Grade II listed

Conservation Area : This is in the Town Centre conservation area

Statutory List Description : Mid C19 pair of houses occupying corner site. Luton grey bricks with Welsh slate roofs. Two storeys. No 8 has stucco quoins; 3 first floor sashes in architraves surrounds. Ground floor has 2 sashes with cornice on consoles flanking recessed door in panelled reveals with cornice on consoles. No 10 has angled corner bay characteristic of Luton and is 2 bays to George Street West and 3 bays to Stuart Street. The first floor sashes are in shouldered stucco surrounds. The ground floor has a continuous stucco band at window head level with decorated recessed panels. Windows and doorways are flanked by plain pilasters. The main entrance doorway at the south-east corner and the central door in the south-west elevation have stucco Jacobean curly pediments and leaded fanlights.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

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Wikipedia's Glossary of Architecture - you might find this helpful if you are not familiar with all the architectural terms used to describe this site. There are links to other glossaries on our Links page.

Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to 8 & 10 George Street West and are all within about 50 metres :

George Street West
3 George Street West [Grade II listed]
4 George Street West [Draft Local List]
6 George Street West [Grade II listed]
7 & 9 George Street West [Grade II listed]
9a George Street West [Grade II listed]
11 George Street West [Grade II listed]
13, 15 & 17 George Street West [Grade II listed]
19 George Street West [Grade II listed]
King Street
39 King Street [Grade II listed]

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